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January 14, 2019 11:55 am

US Launches Effort to Fight Illegal Iranian Economic Activity

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A money changer holds Iranian rial banknotes as he waits for customers in Tehran’s business district, Jan. 7, 2012. Photo: Reuters / Raheb Homavandi. – The United States has launched an effort to combat illicit Iranian economic activity worldwide, which includes funding terrorist groups such as Hezbollah, reported Israel Hayom on Friday.

The initiative also includes a pressure campaign on Iran in world bodies such as the Financial Action Task Force, an intergovernmental organization founded by countries in the Group of Seven to fight money laundering. The G7 includes the United States, Canada, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy and Japan.

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